20-year-old Kartik Tyagi defends 4 runs off last over as RR defeat PBKS by 2 runs
RR’s 20-year-old pacer Kartik Tyagi took two wickets and defended four runs off the last over to help his team defeat PBKS by 2 runs in their IPL 2021 encounter. With the victory, RR moved to fifth position on the points table with eight points in eight matches. RR put up a total of 185/10 before restricting PBKS to 183/4.
₹12-lakh fine imposed on RR captain Samson for slow over-rate against PBKS
RR captain Sanju Samson has been penalised after his team maintained a slow over-rate against PBKS. As it was RR’s first offence of IPL 2021, Samson was fined ₹12 lakh. Samson is the fifth captain after CSK’s MS Dhoni, MI’s Rohit Sharma, KKR’s Eoin Morgan and RCB Virat Kohli to be fined for slow over-rate this season.
Sania Mirza set to enter top 100 of world double rankings after 3 years
Indian ace tennis player Sania Mirza is back to the top-100 of WTA ranking after entering the Quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open. She is also now the highest-ranked Indian female tennis player ahead of Ankita Raina ranked 101 in singles. She was ranked 254th on 1st March 2021 and 161 on 1st June, 2021.
Pankaj Advani beats Pakistan’s Babar Masih to win the IBSF 6 RED World Cup
Just days after defending his Asian Snooker Championships title, India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani has won the 6 Reds Snooker World Cup in Doha, Qatar. He beat Babar Masih 7-5 to achieve this feat.
India women cricket team lose to Australia by 9 wickets in 1st ODI match
An unbeaten 93 from Rachael Haynes and fifties from Alyssa Healy and skipper Meg Lanning help Australia cruise to a nine-wicket victory over India in the first Women’s ODI. Darcie Brown bagged four wickets and two wickets each for Sophie Molineux and debutant Hannah Darlington as Australia restricted India to 225/8. Mithali Raj was the highest scorer for India as she scored 61.